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by Andy McCulloch
Thu Mar 01, 2012 12:45 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Not Sure Championship Relevance?
Replies: 114
Views: 13928

Re: Not Sure Championship Relevance?

Not a troll, have edited the comment, just astounded by your continual attacks on arbiters. Many of the points raised are indeed trivial.
Thought about it and decided not to descend to your level.
by Andy McCulloch
Thu Mar 01, 2012 12:30 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Not Sure Championship Relevance?
Replies: 114
Views: 13928

Re: Not Sure Championship Relevance?

Might I suggest that these responses indicate the trivial nature of your complaints.

A question for you.

What exactly have arbiters as a group done to you to provoke such single minded abuse from you?
by Andy McCulloch
Wed Feb 08, 2012 12:55 am
Forum: Congress Results
Topic: Stockport Rapidplay Sunday 5 March 2012
Replies: 3
Views: 1683

Re: Stockport Rapidplay Sunday 5 March 2012

Using your time machine again I see.
by Andy McCulloch
Wed Jan 18, 2012 12:36 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Independence Day
Replies: 20
Views: 3195

Re: Independence Day

Well, to be honest everyone can see their start of season grade whether a CS member or not. This is necessary to establish board order for leagues. It is only the live grade and the list of all games played that require you to be a member. Various other data are available to members, such as best wi...
by Andy McCulloch
Wed Dec 14, 2011 12:13 am
Forum: Grading Debate
Topic: January 2012 grading list
Replies: 132
Views: 21509

Re: January 2012 grading list

That's good to know. As only a Chess Scotland member, will I be able to see it on the ECF grading list?
by Andy McCulloch
Tue Dec 13, 2011 11:54 pm
Forum: Grading Debate
Topic: January 2012 grading list
Replies: 132
Views: 21509

Re: January 2012 grading list

As one of those invading Scots, in the bottom events, I have played in the Northumberland and Scarborough Congresses this season. Only 10 games, but with Blackpool a couple of years ago, will I get an estimated ECF grade in January?
by Andy McCulloch
Tue Nov 08, 2011 1:46 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: D Fault
Replies: 14
Views: 2236

Re: D Fault

Last season, after several years of trying, I finally managed to get the team of I. McCulloch, C. McCulloch, A. McCulloch and A. McCulloch to turn out in the Glasgow League. Much to our disgust our opponents turned out to be, D. Fault D. Fault D. Fault D. Fault Said team defaulted all but two of the...
by Andy McCulloch
Wed Oct 26, 2011 12:59 am
Forum: International News
Topic: International Round Up 25/10/11
Replies: 14
Views: 2443

Re: International Round Up 25/10/11

A very easy position to take when it is not your neck on the line.
by Andy McCulloch
Sat Aug 27, 2011 8:13 pm
Forum: Grading Debate
Topic: Scottish Ratings
Replies: 4
Views: 1858

Re: Scottish Ratings

Yes, members can access the records of everyone on the system. You can find out your W/D/L with each colour (most games have this informatiom), for each season and for your entire career on the database. Other nuggets such as best win and worst loss are also available. The system is still under cons...
by Andy McCulloch
Sun Aug 07, 2011 1:53 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: European Union Youth Chess Championships
Replies: 59
Views: 5984

Re: European Union Youth Chess Championships

The actual rule is as follows:- "6.6 a. Any player who arrives at the chessboard after the start of the session shall lose the game. Thus the default time is 0 minutes. The rules of a competition may specify otherwise. b. If the rules of a competition specify a different default time, the following ...
by Andy McCulloch
Thu Jul 14, 2011 6:38 pm
Forum: Links
Topic: Bobby Fischer Against the World Film
Replies: 16
Views: 7413

Re: Bobby Fischer Against the World Film

Only the London showing's? The film is showing in quite a few places.
by Andy McCulloch
Sat Jul 09, 2011 7:12 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: Duncan Edwards
Replies: 6
Views: 1197

Re: Duncan Edwards

Chris Greatorex said ... Those of you may not have neard of Duncan Edwards ... I assume the 7th word is an error, because the word which sounds like that and the name of Duncan Edwards would surely not go in the same sentance ! I assume that your last word is an error, because I do not know the wor...
by Andy McCulloch
Sun Jul 03, 2011 12:52 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Surrey have won
Replies: 11
Views: 1403

Re: Surrey have won

Mathematicians are notoriously poor at arithmetic, it lacks variables. A. McCulloch B.Sc. (Physics & Maths)

Then again, even I might not count on that.
by Andy McCulloch
Tue Jun 28, 2011 2:02 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF Membership - The proposal
Replies: 306
Views: 18707

Re: ECF Membership - The proposal

Mr Metcalfe, please use a spell checker of some sort. Your posts may have some merit, but having to decipher your spelling devalues them.
by Andy McCulloch
Sun Jun 05, 2011 7:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Anand Viswanathan Novelty against Alexei Shirov
Replies: 25
Views: 2948

Re: Anand Viswanathan Novelty against Alexei Shirov

This is a simple copy and paste of a Chessbase article. It would surely have been better just to direct people to their site?

http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail.asp?newsid=7268